Louder Together

Writers resist! Join the Festival’s most exciting poets and thinkers, including Meena Kandasamy, Jeff Sparrow, Nhã Thuyên, Ellen van Neervan and Laurie Penny, for an explosive and energising performance event exploring solidarity and collectivism – because we’re louder together. Hosted by Omar Musa.

This is a free event. No bookings are required.

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Ellen van Neerven

Ellen van Neerven is an award-winning Indigenous Australian writer. Her first book, Heat and Light, was the recipient of...

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Jeff Sparrow

Jeff Sparrow is a writer, editor and broadcaster. He writes a fortnightly column for The Guardian and is a member of 3RRR's...

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Laurie Penny

Laurie Penny is an award-winning writer and journalist. She writes for The Guardian, The Baffler, Time,...

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Meena Kandasamy

Meena Kandasamy is a poet, fiction writer, translator and activist who lives in London. She has published two collections of poetry, Touch...

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Omar Musa

Omar Musa is a Malaysian–Australian rapper and poet from Queanbeyan. He is the former winner of the Australian Poetry Slam and the Indian...

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Nhã Thuyên

Nhã Thuyên writes, translates and edits books, and sometimes organises literary events with friends. She has authored several books...

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25 August – 3 September